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Dr. Jo Anne V. Simson Celebrates Almost 50 Years of Invaluable Contributions to Her Field

Dr. Simson has been named to Who's Who of American Women and Who's Who in the World

    CHARLESTON, SC, April 04, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jo Anne V. Simson has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly five decades of academic experience, Dr. Simson is now professor emerita of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where she served as a faculty member from 1970 to 1996. Prior to her tenure at MUSC, she earned a Bachelor of Arts from Kalamazoo College, where she was named to the honorary society, Phi Beta Kappa, a Master of Science from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. from the State University of New York, Syracuse.

A member of the American Association of Anatomists, the American Society of Cell Biology, and Amnesty International, Dr. Simson started her professional journey as a fellow with the Temple University Health Science Center, where she worked for two years. Beginning in 1970, she was an assistant professor at Medical University of South Carolina, and progressed through the ranks to full professor there. During her tenure at MUSC, she spent a sabbatical year at the Biozentrum in Basel, Switzerland on a Fogarty International Fellowship. Following retirement from MUSC, she taught overseas with the University of Maryland on American military bases in Korea, Kosovo, and Germany.

Throughout her notable career, Dr. Simson has won numerous awards, including grants through the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. As a practicing scientist, she was an author of 60 scientific publications. She was also featured in a Smithsonian exhibition, Science in American Life (1994 - 2011). Additionally, she has been named to honorary publications such as Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who of American Women, and Who's Who in the World. Since retirement, she has reinvented herself as an author and has published travel books and other nonfiction as well as fiction and poetry.
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Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America , Who's Who in the World , Who's Who in American Law , Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare , Who's Who in Science and Engineering , and Who's Who in Asia . Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at

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